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  Definition of dislocation
  1. the act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue; "the social dislocations resulting from government policies"; "his warning came after the breakdown of talks in London"
  2. an event that results in a displacement or discontinuity
  3. a displacement of a part (especially a bone) from its normal position (as in the shoulder or the vertebral column)
Similar Words: breakdown, disruption

 

Hyponyms: abarticulation, diastasis, spondylolisthesis

 

Derivational Morphology: break down, crush, dislocate, displace, luxate, splay, slip

 

 
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